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TE1 with Greg Olsen

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TE1 with Greg Olsen

TE1 with Greg Olsen

Blue Wire

6
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31
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Fourteen-year NFL Vet Greg Olsen chronicles the evolution of the Tight End through conversations with the players who revolutionized the position. Spanning from 1960 to 2020, Greg interviews both Hall of Famers and modern-day superstars to learn about the moments that shaped their success on and off the field. Guests include: Travis Kelce, George Kittle, Shannon Sharpe, Tony Gonzalez, Cole Kmet, Mike Ditka, and Ozzie Newsome.

Latest Episodes

BONUS: Greg Answers Your Questions

Greg is back with his producer to answer Twitter questions about the show, the current season, and a whole bunch more. From getting yelled at in the grocery store for his fantasy output, playing through injuries, and drinking margaritas after the Super Bowl loss, Greg leaves it all on the field... the pod... you get it. Like and subscribe!This episode of TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado and Visa.For more podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

52 min2 w ago
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BONUS: Greg Answers Your Questions

Cole Kmet (2020)

To round out the season, Greg talks with Bears Rookie tight end Cole Kmet. They talk about what it’s like to get drafted by your hometown team and why Notre Dame was the right school for him coming out of high school. Afterwards, Greg shares with Cole a little gift to welcome him into the NFL TE1 fam. Finally Cole takes the reins and interviews Greg about his own fourteen-year stint in the NFL.This episode of TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado and VisaFor more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

73 min3 w ago
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Cole Kmet (2020)

George Kittle (2017-2020)

Fresh off an off-season workout, George Kittle joins the podcast to talk about his journey to the league's emerging superstar tight end. George reflects on his family’s athleticism, his father coaching of all his teams and how his size impacted his recruiting out of high school. At Iowa, they talk the stacked tight end room and how his offensive linemen mentality helped him thrive. Finally, the guys remember their head-to-head matchup in George’s first game in the NFL and how he'll chance to change the way the positioned is valued for years to come.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado. This episode is also brought to you by Bud Light Seltzer.For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.comNOTE: This episode was recorded before Kittle signed his extension with the 49ers.

60 minSEP 22
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George Kittle (2017-2020)

Travis Kelce (2013-2020)

Super Bowl Champion Travis Kelce joins Greg to talk about his career and give a shout out to everyone he’s encountered along the way. From growing up in Cleveland Heights, to running the wildcat at University of Cincinnati, Kelce talks about how his experience as a QB helped shape his transition to the tight end position. Travis tells some amazing stories about getting picked off on his only pass attempt, his love of bubble screens and what it was like to break Greg’s record for consecutive 1000-yard seasons. Shout out to this episode, it’s a good one.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.comNOTE: This episode was recorded before Travis Kelce signed his extension with the Chiefs.

63 minSEP 15
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Travis Kelce (2013-2020)

Tony Gonzalez (1997-2013)

Tony Gonzalez is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history. His career stats are only outmatched by his unwavering positive attitude. Greg talks to Tony about growing up in Southern California as a two-sport athlete and how his friends teased him for splitting the local paper’s Athlete of the Year award with some golfer named Tiger. Tony reflects on catching passes from Troy Aikman in a pre-draft workout and his struggles when he first got into the league. Finally, Greg talks with Tony about how he was so good, he had to negotiate against himself to set the tight end market. TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.comNOTE: This episode was recorded before George Kittle and Travis Kelce signed new contracts with their respective teams.

66 minSEP 8
Comments
Tony Gonzalez (1997-2013)

Shannon Sharpe (1990-2003)

Before he was going toe-to-toe with Skip, Shannon Sharpe was the standard bearer for the modern NFL tight end. From humble beginning on his grandparents’ farm in Georgia, Shannon talks through his football journey that led him to Canton. After being fed up with getting hit in the backfield, Shannon thrived after moving from running back to tight end. When his high school coach talked him out of the going to the army, Shannon became an undeniable talent at Savannah State. He talks about his unspoken trust with John Elway, how he approached every practice and what it was like to break Ozzie Newsome’s all-time receiving record when playing for the Ravens.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

65 minSEP 1
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Shannon Sharpe (1990-2003)

Ozzie Newsome (1978-1990)

Greg speaks with Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome, one of the most successful people both on the field and in the front office. Greg learns about Ozzie’s mind-set when his elementary school in Alabama was integrated and how his relationship with the great Bear Bryant changed his life. Ozzie talks about his transition to tight end in Cleveland, working with a young Bill Belichick and how his first office in Baltimore was a police barrack. Kind, soft spoken and wildly magnetic, Ozzie Newsome perfectly synthesizes how America could be better off if we supported our fellow citizens like teams do in an NFL locker room.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

51 minAUG 25
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Ozzie Newsome (1978-1990)

Mike Ditka (1961-1972)

To kick off TE1, Greg breaks down the history and evolution of the tight end position before speaking with Hall of Famer Mike Ditka. Before Super Bowl Shuffles and SNL Sketches, Ditka had over 1,000 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns in his rookie year with the Bears… in freakin’ 1961. Greg talks with Coach about growing up in Pennsylvania where he struggled to hit curveballs and guard Jerry West on the basketball court. They weave through his time with the Bears, his lost years with the Eagles and how “a man named Landry” brought him down to Dallas and changed the course of his life. TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

30 minAUG 25
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Mike Ditka (1961-1972)

Preview: George Kittle

On this preview episode of TE1, Greg talks with the next TE superstar, 49ers Geroge Kittle about how he's not even close to being the best athlete in the Kittle Family.This preview is brought to you by NFLSundayTicket.tv. You can stream every NFL game from your favorite devices without a cable or satellite subscription. Save 15% when you use the promo code "GREG88". That's NFLSundayTicket.tv promo code "GREG88".Subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you might be listening to this preview.BlueWirePods.com

3 minAUG 20
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Preview: George Kittle

Preview: Travis Kelce

On this preview episode of TE1, Greg talks with newly minted Super Bowl Champ Travis Kelce about his one only opportunity to throw at touchdown in the NFL and how it went... not so great.This preview is brought to you by NFLSundayTicket.tv. You can stream every NFL game from your favorite devices without a cable or satellite subscription. Save 15% when you use the promo code "GREG88". That's NFLSundayTicket.tv promo code "GREG88".Subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you might be listening to this preview.BlueWirePods.com

2 minAUG 18
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Preview: Travis Kelce

Latest Episodes

BONUS: Greg Answers Your Questions

Greg is back with his producer to answer Twitter questions about the show, the current season, and a whole bunch more. From getting yelled at in the grocery store for his fantasy output, playing through injuries, and drinking margaritas after the Super Bowl loss, Greg leaves it all on the field... the pod... you get it. Like and subscribe!This episode of TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado and Visa.For more podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

52 min2 w ago
Comments
BONUS: Greg Answers Your Questions

Cole Kmet (2020)

To round out the season, Greg talks with Bears Rookie tight end Cole Kmet. They talk about what it’s like to get drafted by your hometown team and why Notre Dame was the right school for him coming out of high school. Afterwards, Greg shares with Cole a little gift to welcome him into the NFL TE1 fam. Finally Cole takes the reins and interviews Greg about his own fourteen-year stint in the NFL.This episode of TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado and VisaFor more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

73 min3 w ago
Comments
Cole Kmet (2020)

George Kittle (2017-2020)

Fresh off an off-season workout, George Kittle joins the podcast to talk about his journey to the league's emerging superstar tight end. George reflects on his family’s athleticism, his father coaching of all his teams and how his size impacted his recruiting out of high school. At Iowa, they talk the stacked tight end room and how his offensive linemen mentality helped him thrive. Finally, the guys remember their head-to-head matchup in George’s first game in the NFL and how he'll chance to change the way the positioned is valued for years to come.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado. This episode is also brought to you by Bud Light Seltzer.For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.comNOTE: This episode was recorded before Kittle signed his extension with the 49ers.

60 minSEP 22
Comments
George Kittle (2017-2020)

Travis Kelce (2013-2020)

Super Bowl Champion Travis Kelce joins Greg to talk about his career and give a shout out to everyone he’s encountered along the way. From growing up in Cleveland Heights, to running the wildcat at University of Cincinnati, Kelce talks about how his experience as a QB helped shape his transition to the tight end position. Travis tells some amazing stories about getting picked off on his only pass attempt, his love of bubble screens and what it was like to break Greg’s record for consecutive 1000-yard seasons. Shout out to this episode, it’s a good one.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.comNOTE: This episode was recorded before Travis Kelce signed his extension with the Chiefs.

63 minSEP 15
Comments
Travis Kelce (2013-2020)

Tony Gonzalez (1997-2013)

Tony Gonzalez is arguably the greatest tight end in NFL history. His career stats are only outmatched by his unwavering positive attitude. Greg talks to Tony about growing up in Southern California as a two-sport athlete and how his friends teased him for splitting the local paper’s Athlete of the Year award with some golfer named Tiger. Tony reflects on catching passes from Troy Aikman in a pre-draft workout and his struggles when he first got into the league. Finally, Greg talks with Tony about how he was so good, he had to negotiate against himself to set the tight end market. TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.comNOTE: This episode was recorded before George Kittle and Travis Kelce signed new contracts with their respective teams.

66 minSEP 8
Comments
Tony Gonzalez (1997-2013)

Shannon Sharpe (1990-2003)

Before he was going toe-to-toe with Skip, Shannon Sharpe was the standard bearer for the modern NFL tight end. From humble beginning on his grandparents’ farm in Georgia, Shannon talks through his football journey that led him to Canton. After being fed up with getting hit in the backfield, Shannon thrived after moving from running back to tight end. When his high school coach talked him out of the going to the army, Shannon became an undeniable talent at Savannah State. He talks about his unspoken trust with John Elway, how he approached every practice and what it was like to break Ozzie Newsome’s all-time receiving record when playing for the Ravens.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

65 minSEP 1
Comments
Shannon Sharpe (1990-2003)

Ozzie Newsome (1978-1990)

Greg speaks with Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome, one of the most successful people both on the field and in the front office. Greg learns about Ozzie’s mind-set when his elementary school in Alabama was integrated and how his relationship with the great Bear Bryant changed his life. Ozzie talks about his transition to tight end in Cleveland, working with a young Bill Belichick and how his first office in Baltimore was a police barrack. Kind, soft spoken and wildly magnetic, Ozzie Newsome perfectly synthesizes how America could be better off if we supported our fellow citizens like teams do in an NFL locker room.TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

51 minAUG 25
Comments
Ozzie Newsome (1978-1990)

Mike Ditka (1961-1972)

To kick off TE1, Greg breaks down the history and evolution of the tight end position before speaking with Hall of Famer Mike Ditka. Before Super Bowl Shuffles and SNL Sketches, Ditka had over 1,000 yards receiving and 12 touchdowns in his rookie year with the Bears… in freakin’ 1961. Greg talks with Coach about growing up in Pennsylvania where he struggled to hit curveballs and guard Jerry West on the basketball court. They weave through his time with the Bears, his lost years with the Eagles and how “a man named Landry” brought him down to Dallas and changed the course of his life. TE1 is presented by Chevy Silverado.Get 15% off NFLSundayTicket.tv with promo code GREG88For more great podcasts check out BlueWirePods.com

30 minAUG 25
Comments
Mike Ditka (1961-1972)

Preview: George Kittle

On this preview episode of TE1, Greg talks with the next TE superstar, 49ers Geroge Kittle about how he's not even close to being the best athlete in the Kittle Family.This preview is brought to you by NFLSundayTicket.tv. You can stream every NFL game from your favorite devices without a cable or satellite subscription. Save 15% when you use the promo code "GREG88". That's NFLSundayTicket.tv promo code "GREG88".Subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you might be listening to this preview.BlueWirePods.com

3 minAUG 20
Comments
Preview: George Kittle

Preview: Travis Kelce

On this preview episode of TE1, Greg talks with newly minted Super Bowl Champ Travis Kelce about his one only opportunity to throw at touchdown in the NFL and how it went... not so great.This preview is brought to you by NFLSundayTicket.tv. You can stream every NFL game from your favorite devices without a cable or satellite subscription. Save 15% when you use the promo code "GREG88". That's NFLSundayTicket.tv promo code "GREG88".Subscribe on Apple, Spotify or wherever you might be listening to this preview.BlueWirePods.com

2 minAUG 18
Comments
Preview: Travis Kelce
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